Mashups using the same API (1)
The business social network LinkedIn is shutting off access to its LinkedIn API for one company over what LinkedIn calls a terms of service violation. Headhunting app Pealk released a notice that it "will be no more" by next week. It raises the importance of reading the legal details, as well as the different definitions of open.
There are thousands of Web APIs now available on ProgrammableWeb. More and more developers are using Web APIs to create very useful web applications and mashups. Some developers are using Web APIs to create mashups that are just plain fun. This post features a few really creative, entertaining mashups.
Each week we see dozens of mashups added to our mashup directory and often these use and combine APIs that go beyond the typical Google Maps mashup of old. This past week three of the more innovative ones go beyond just maps by using APIs from Netflix, MyBlogLog and Flickr. Here's a quick overview:
||Tradable Bits Media offers social media marketing services for sports, tourism, entertainment, hospitality, retail, and other agencies. The Tradable Bits API allows developers to implement marketing...||Marketing||11.18.2015|
Layer Client Websocket
||The Layer Client Websocket API provides developers with tools for real time events to be received, allowing clients to receive Messages, metadata and read receipts in real time. This API also...||Messaging||11.14.2015|
Layer Client Rest
||The Layer Client Rest API provides developers with a set of endpoints for querying and performing operations. This includes conversations, messages, read and delivery receipts, rich content, and...||Messaging||11.14.2015|
Buzzlogix Text Analysis
||The Buzzlogix Text Analysis API allows developers to integrate its services into their applications, enabling their users to understand their customers and predict consumer's behavior. This...||Natural Language Processing||11.10.2015|
||The OpenLucius API offers a communication platform as an implementation for business applications. It features document collaboration, to-do lists, calendars, and status updates. This RESTful API...||Social||11.09.2015|